Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Apr 2013 10:47 UTC
Games More and more evidence is pointing towards the next Xbox requiring an always-on internet connection in order to play any games - i.e., once you lose your connection, you can't play any game at all. Three minutes after losing your connection, "your" game will suspend itself and stop playing. Microsoft's Adam Orth took to Twitter to defend this anti-consumer practice, but he did so in the most ungraceful of ways.
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by Beta on Fri 5th Apr 2013 12:58 UTC
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One good thing has come of this: my choice for a next-generation console just got a lot simpler. Hurry up, Valve.

Well, if Valve doesn’t work on steam’s offline mode, support multiple user accounts and download windows (some ISPs have time-based b/w monitoring), and support LAN gaming, I know I’ll be getting a PS4…

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